Tatonic

Review

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

14 Mar 2021

Super Reviewer
45

Getting some Emancipator / Bonobo feels from this beautiful track. I don't usually hear too much nu-jazz here on Unearthed, so it's great to see a song of that style appear here. Everything comes together super nicely, especially at the end with all the gorgeous organic instrumentation coming to create a fantastic climax to the song. Great work!

Getting some Emancipator / Bonobo feels from this beautiful track. I don't usually hear too much nu-jazz here on Unearthed, so it's great to see a song of that style appear here. Everything comes together super nicely, especially at the end with all the gorgeous organic instrumentation coming to create a fantastic climax to the song. Great work!

KATANAK

Review

Valentine

KATANAK

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

25 Feb 2021

Super Reviewer
40

'Valentine' just hits all the right marks with its vibrant instrumentation and strong vocal presence from Dylan. It's uplifting pop-rock at its absolute finest!

'Valentine' just hits all the right marks with its vibrant instrumentation and strong vocal presence from Dylan. It's uplifting pop-rock at its absolute finest!

MIIDDY

Review

When I Feel You

MIIDDY

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

23 Feb 2021

Super Reviewer
45

An excellent beat, a damn awesome vocal sample, and some killer synth layering. This song slaps. The side-chaining works very well. Feeling some strong Madeon nostalgia with this track. Also, the mixing on this tune is really solid. Keen to hear what's next!

An excellent beat, a damn awesome vocal sample, and some killer synth layering. This song slaps. The side-chaining works very well. Feeling some strong Madeon nostalgia with this track. Also, the mixing on this tune is really solid. Keen to hear what's next!

Mantell

Review

The Fog

Mantell

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

16 Feb 2021

Super Reviewer
45

These vocals are like a team-up from Thom Yorke x BATTS.. just amazing! I was a huge fan last year hearing Connor Tuan's contributions to the Norwood project, and to hear him again as a member of Mantell is just awesome. 'The Fog' is one of the best Unearthed songs I've heard in a long time. It's a perfect blend of soul and alt-country. Plus, features a perfect contrast...

These vocals are like a team-up from Thom Yorke x BATTS.. just amazing! I was a huge fan last year hearing Connor Tuan's contributions to the Norwood project, and to hear him again as a member of Mantell is just awesome. 'The Fog' is one of the best Unearthed songs I've heard in a long time. It's a perfect blend of soul and alt-country. Plus, features a perfect contrast in its intimate moments to its epic large scale instrumental breakdowns.

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Ok Sure

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Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

16 Feb 2021

Super Reviewer
45

'Dusk' is a weird journey of a song that throughout its near six-minute run-time is an absolute joy to listen to. It's strange and mysterious at times, but it also packs in so many cool elements in its production and arrangement. It's kind of hypnotising in a way. Great stuff!

'Dusk' is a weird journey of a song that throughout its near six-minute run-time is an absolute joy to listen to. It's strange and mysterious at times, but it also packs in so many cool elements in its production and arrangement. It's kind of hypnotising in a way. Great stuff!

MADAM3EMPRESS

Review

Locking Eyes

MADAM3EMPRESS

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

02 Feb 2021

Super Reviewer
45

This track would be perfect to play whilst lying back on a beach holiday hearing the waves crash against the shore. There is a really solid groove to the tune, that be in its rhythmic progression and in its super chill bassline. Those vocals as well are absolutely stellar and compliment the overall aesthetic of this song extremely well. Great work!

This track would be perfect to play whilst lying back on a beach holiday hearing the waves crash against the shore. There is a really solid groove to the tune, that be in its rhythmic progression and in its super chill bassline. Those vocals as well are absolutely stellar and compliment the overall aesthetic of this song extremely well. Great work!

Daniel Tonik

Review

Retrospect feat. STEFF

Daniel Tonik

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

20 Aug 2020

Super Reviewer
45

Glad to see Daniel Tonik back with another excellent tune featuring STEFF. The vocals here sound really nice and fit in with the production super well. I love how a lot of the electronic components in this song are quite subtle. A lot of electronic tracks tend to go for big explosive moments in their drop sections to make a point that the song is an EDM song. However, I think some of the best e...

Glad to see Daniel Tonik back with another excellent tune featuring STEFF. The vocals here sound really nice and fit in with the production super well. I love how a lot of the electronic components in this song are quite subtle. A lot of electronic tracks tend to go for big explosive moments in their drop sections to make a point that the song is an EDM song. However, I think some of the best electronic songs are those that don't try to achieve epic moments like that and instead try and make the production subtle and less in your face to compliment the aesthetic of the song. This track is a prime example of that being done extremely well.

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Haber

Review

Lovelapse

Haber

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

05 Aug 2020

Super Reviewer
40

Super cool tune right here! There is a great atmosphere to this song which I'd say is achieved through its really solid use of delay and reverb. The synths used here as well are absolutely awesome!

Super cool tune right here! There is a great atmosphere to this song which I'd say is achieved through its really solid use of delay and reverb. The synths used here as well are absolutely awesome!

Dante Knows

Review

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

22 Jul 2020

Super Reviewer
40

I love the awesome production featured on this track. The use of the phone ringing as a core element to the song is really cool and the vocals flow very well with it. Reminds me a lot of Injury Reserve. Great work!

I love the awesome production featured on this track. The use of the phone ringing as a core element to the song is really cool and the vocals flow very well with it. Reminds me a lot of Injury Reserve. Great work!

No Face

Review

No Face

No Face

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

16 Jul 2020

Super Reviewer
50

Wowie this is a stunner. Those vocals are insanely good and are backed by some exceptional folky instrumentation mixed in with some fantastic electronic production. The ending in particular is just so damn good!

Wowie this is a stunner. Those vocals are insanely good and are backed by some exceptional folky instrumentation mixed in with some fantastic electronic production. The ending in particular is just so damn good!

Phattlas

Review

Rain drain

Phattlas

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

16 Jul 2020

Super Reviewer
40

Loving the really cool production on this track. Elements of this remind me of Aphex Twin. I also like how the song constantly introduces new ideas. It makes the entire track such an interesting and entertaining listening experience. Well done. :)

Loving the really cool production on this track. Elements of this remind me of Aphex Twin. I also like how the song constantly introduces new ideas. It makes the entire track such an interesting and entertaining listening experience. Well done. :)

Dissimulate

Review

Until We Die

Dissimulate

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

07 Jul 2020

Super Reviewer
45

This entire track works really really well. It has such a good drum n bass styled progression. Plus, the vocals are integrated into the song super effectively. I'm a huge fan of that lead synth in the chorus sections. It's so dense and saturated, which makes it powerful and awesome to listen to. Great job!!

This entire track works really really well. It has such a good drum n bass styled progression. Plus, the vocals are integrated into the song super effectively. I'm a huge fan of that lead synth in the chorus sections. It's so dense and saturated, which makes it powerful and awesome to listen to. Great job!!

MEDA

Review

YOUR MIND

MEDA

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

07 Jul 2020

Super Reviewer
40

The vocals here are giving me real Grimes vibes. They're mixed into the song very nicely and have some cool audio manipulations applied to them. The two drops as well are really cool and pack a heap of low-end power to them.

The vocals here are giving me real Grimes vibes. They're mixed into the song very nicely and have some cool audio manipulations applied to them. The two drops as well are really cool and pack a heap of low-end power to them.

Loveboy and His Imaginary Friends

Review

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

07 Jul 2020

Super Reviewer
45

This new single getting me even more excited for the new Loveboy and His Imaginary Friends album (which is releasing this Friday). Each release from Nicolaj under the Loveboy project has been diverse and consistently enjoyable. The entire musical project has such a fantastic and playful vision behind it. Definitely one of my favourite Unearthed discoveries this year.

This new single getting me even more excited for the new Loveboy and His Imaginary Friends album (which is releasing this Friday). Each release from Nicolaj under the Loveboy project has been diverse and consistently enjoyable. The entire musical project has such a fantastic and playful vision behind it. Definitely one of my favourite Unearthed discoveries this year.

RUBY.

Review

Underwater

RUBY.

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

01 Jul 2020

Super Reviewer
45

'Underwater' is another fantastic and ultra soulful single from RUBY. The vocals feel almost effortless. Plus, they are layered extremely well which gives them a really nice stereo width. The highly reverberated guitar at the end of the track sounds awesome. Great job!

'Underwater' is another fantastic and ultra soulful single from RUBY. The vocals feel almost effortless. Plus, they are layered extremely well which gives them a really nice stereo width. The highly reverberated guitar at the end of the track sounds awesome. Great job!

WakeUpNeo

Review

I TOOK YOUR PICTURES OFF MY...

WakeUpNeo

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

18 Jun 2020

Super Reviewer
45

Absolutely love how well this song builds. It starts super atmospheric and then develops into this awesome drum n bass styled track. Everything is mixed extremely well (I especially love those conga drums that come in near the end of the track and how they are panned to the far left and right). Also, those pads are super dreamy and sound fantastic in the context of the song. Great work!

Absolutely love how well this song builds. It starts super atmospheric and then develops into this awesome drum n bass styled track. Everything is mixed extremely well (I especially love those conga drums that come in near the end of the track and how they are panned to the far left and right). Also, those pads are super dreamy and sound fantastic in the context of the song. Great work!

PRINCI

Review

Slicing Shadows

PRINCI

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

09 Jun 2020

Super Reviewer
45

Super eerie production on this track. Love the audio effects that have been applied to the lead vocals. It makes them sound other wordly, which works really well in the context of the song. Should mention as well that there is a great momentum to the song. Those kicks are quite punchy and have some cool delay effects added to them during the breakdown.

Super eerie production on this track. Love the audio effects that have been applied to the lead vocals. It makes them sound other wordly, which works really well in the context of the song. Should mention as well that there is a great momentum to the song. Those kicks are quite punchy and have some cool delay effects added to them during the breakdown.

COLLAR

Review

EUCLID

COLLAR

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

09 Jun 2020

Super Reviewer
45

Feeling some really sick techno vibes with this tune! Reminds me a lot of Daniel Avery mixed in with Against All Logic and a bit of Willaris. K. I love the spacious pads that build up in the first drop. I'm also a huge fan of those ultra distorted 808's that come in just before the two minute mark. The miscellaneous effects that are scattered throughout the song sound super cool as we...

Feeling some really sick techno vibes with this tune! Reminds me a lot of Daniel Avery mixed in with Against All Logic and a bit of Willaris. K. I love the spacious pads that build up in the first drop. I'm also a huge fan of those ultra distorted 808's that come in just before the two minute mark. The miscellaneous effects that are scattered throughout the song sound super cool as well.

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Atalein

Review

Touch ft. Oceans

Atalein

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

09 Jun 2020

Super Reviewer
50

Absolutely love the intro to the song. The reverb applied to those percussive hits sounds so damn good! It also kind of sounds like there are footsteps running around from left to right? Whatever it is, I love it. The best thing this song does is create atmosphere. It reminds me of Björk in the sense that she has always been really good at creating a distinct atmosphere in her music. Keen to h...

Absolutely love the intro to the song. The reverb applied to those percussive hits sounds so damn good! It also kind of sounds like there are footsteps running around from left to right? Whatever it is, I love it. The best thing this song does is create atmosphere. It reminds me of Björk in the sense that she has always been really good at creating a distinct atmosphere in her music. Keen to hear more!

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Loca

Review

Dystopia

Loca

Review by Lochie Stevens Lochie Stevens

09 Jun 2020

Super Reviewer
45

Did not expect that second drop to come in so hard! Such a cool switch up which surprisingly works extremely really well in the song. The production on this track is very well executed and introduces new elements consistently throughout. Also, the song is mixed really nicely and there's some great use of space. Great work!

Did not expect that second drop to come in so hard! Such a cool switch up which surprisingly works extremely really well in the song. The production on this track is very well executed and introduces new elements consistently throughout. Also, the song is mixed really nicely and there's some great use of space. Great work!